Posts Tagged ‘Lobang Queen’

Lobang Ah – Part-time Teachers and Tutors

June 8th, 2012


EDMAS Inc Pte Ltd is an English Enrichment Provider, will be recruiting part-time teachers and tutors for their English Enrichment Programs focusing on delivering wholesome training and customised softskill for students at the primary school level.


If you meet the following qualifications and are willing to take up on the responsibilities listed,
please contact Mdm. Chang at



1)  Minimum 2 years experience in teaching/tutoring English Language program
2)  Must be familiar with current school syllabus
3)  Minimum “A” level or equivalent with good grade in English Language
4)  Passionate in teaching
5)  Kind, caring and patient with children
6)  Able to start work at short notice


1)  Conducts weekly English lessons to primary school pupils
2)  Prepares additional teaching materials when required (lesson plans and materials will be provided)
3)  Keep track of pupils’ progress via our online Progress Tracker
4)  Hold regular meetings with parents to update them on their child’s progress
5)  Prepare term reports for parents


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上载抱婴儿照片 被网民批评造作 with English Translation

June 6th, 2012




文/马炎庆 (MP Baey Yam Keng)

上载抱婴儿照片   被网民批评造作 






Nonetheless, I cannot be hindered by this fear of criticisms and become paranoid of doing anything.






五音不全的我,还上Don’t Forget Your Lyrics斗唱游戏节目,一心希望替女皇镇日间康复中心筹款。


类似We Are Singaporeans的节目,可让观众看到我们轻松的一面。












English Translation:

Some days ago, a netizen commented on a Facebook picture of me carrying a baby in my arms, taken during one of my weekly block visits.  He thought it was just a pretentious move and highlighted that cradling a baby or shaking hands with others does not genuinely reflect a loving or friendly personality.

Another netizen remarked against this: “When he drops in to visit, you accused him for being pretentious and when he doesn’t, you slam him for being indifferent.  When he smiles, you brush it off as a smirk, but when he doesn’t, you chastise him for being a snob.”

I am grateful for both comments.  After all, social media is a platform for interaction.

After six years as a MP, I have learnt that for whatever we do, we have to prepared that there will be both approving and disapproving voices.  The same applies to government policies which are devised to take care of the interests of the vast majority, but cannot prevent a minority from being affected negatively.

We should always give our best in what we reckon should be done.  However, we cannot allow success rule over our heads.  We should also listen and learn from feedback and criticisms so as to improve the way we do things and the lives of our fellow countrymen.

The mass media has been quite kind to me and I am grateful for the various opportunities it has provided me.

I am no thespian, but have bitten the bullet to act in front of camera, eg as the father of Zhu Ying Tai in Butterfly Lovers during the Ren Ci Hospital charity show, and as a Rohan monk, Persian Prince and a herbalist for the Speak Mandarin campaign.

Even though I am tone deaf, I went on the “Don’t Forget Your Lyrics” game show to help raise funds for Queenstown Multiservice Centre.

In response to a question by a resident during KopiTalk on my involvement at the recent Stars Award, I explained that I was there to present the “Best Current Affairs Reporting” and “Best News Reporting” Awards in my capacity as the deputy chairman of the Government Parliamentary Committee for Information, Communications & the Arts.

A game show such as “We are Singaporeans” would allow people to see the less meditative side of us.

While we take our role seriously to look after various matters in the constituency, take care of residents’ needs and debate on national issues in parliament, at times, we can also appreciate good humour and let our hair down.

Till today, people still remember my appearance in “Gatekeepers” gameshow some years ago, and that I managed answer all the questions correctly.  I always smiled and replied that it would be rather embarrassing if I fail to of take on questions from the primary school curriculum!

It is therefore important to strike a good balance between exposing our unfamiliarity in such “extracurricular activities”, and taking on such challenges gamely.

Some feel that showing up on these programmes is a waste of time.   They felt it would have been more productive for MPs to attend community events and look after the needs of residents.

Without a single doubt, the interest of my constituency and public service is my top priority as a MP.  Only when my schedule permits, will I consider accepting such media invites.

In my opinion, media exposure and public service are not mutually exclusive.  Not all residents take part in community activities and the public can also get to know me better through the media.

People will not be any less demanding in their expectations of me just because I can carry babies well, post many pictures on Facebook or appear on TV frequently.  As an MP, my first and foremost duty is to serve with sincerity and humility, ensure that all matters within the constituency are properly managed, and that the needs and concerns of residents are adequately addressed.  We will ultimately be subject to the appraisal by residents and their rating during elections.


Don’t waste your precious energy on gossip, issues of the past,
negative thoughts or things you cannot control.
Instead, invest your energy in the positive present moment.

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Lobang Ah – Temp Background Screening Analyst

June 6th, 2012



Looking for a Temp Background Screening Analyst (4-5 mth) to work in a bank.
Salary: $2,500/mth
– Min Diploma Holder
– Singaporean or PR
Please email resume with recent photo to Karen Chia @


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Economics 101 ….. Think about it !!!!

June 5th, 2012


Wah say,  I like this article and wish everyone reads it and think about it.  Thanks Chee Seng for the article.


Subject: FW: Economics 101….Think about it!!!

When the reward is great, the effort to succeed is great, but when government takes all the reward away, no one will try or want to succeed. 

Is this man truly a genius?

An economics professor at a local college made a statement that he had never failed a single student before, but had recently failed an entire class. That class had insisted that socialism worked and that no one would be poor and no one would be rich, a great equalizer.

The professor then said, “OK, we will have an experiment in this class on Socialist’s plan”. All grades will be averaged and everyone will receive the same grade so no one will fail and no one will receive an A…. (substituting grades for dollars – something closer to home and more readily understood by all).

After the first test, the grades were averaged and everyone got a B. The students who studied hard were upset and the students who studied little were happy. As the second test rolled around, the students who studied little had studied even less and the ones who studied hard decided they wanted a free ride too so they studied little.

The second test average was a D! No one was happy.

When the 3rd test rolled around, the average was an F.

As the tests proceeded, the scores never increased as bickering, blame and name-calling all resulted in hard feelings and no one would study for the benefit of anyone else.

To their great surprise, ALL FAILED and the professor told them that socialism would also ultimately fail because when the reward is great, the effort to succeed is great, but when government takes all the reward away, no one will try or want to succeed.

These are possibly the 5 best sentences you’ll ever read and all applicable to this experiment:

1. You cannot legislate the poor into prosperity by legislating the wealthy out of prosperity.

2. What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving.

3. The government cannot give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody else.

4. You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it!

5. When half of the people get the idea that they do not have to work because the other half is going to take care of them, and when the other half gets the idea that it does no good to work because somebody else is going to get what they work for, that is the beginning of the end of any nation.

Can you think of a reason for not sharing this? Neither could I.


Remember there’s no substitute for hard work!

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Lobang Ah – I have collected my FREE Happycall 18cm / 1.8L Pot and more lobang

May 30th, 2012



Hey Ho, at last, I owned a Happycall 18cm / 1.8L Pot, Free of Charge. Look below, haha.


Wah lau,  I didn’t know Singaporeans love FREE items.  When I reached the Redemption Centre, there were already 300+ persons in the queue.  I got my queue nbr and after shopping for 2 hours, I still had to wait for another 1/2 hr.


The next item to be collected, also FREE, is  Stainless Steel Food Container.  Probably, I will get 2 to 3 of them, haha. The cost of each of this container is around S$20+.



Just purchase S$25/- of Nestle products such as Nescafe, Coffee-mate, Milo, Cereals, Nespray, Omega,Ice-cream, Crunch, Kit-Kat, etc, etc.

However, this promotion is valid at certain locations only and it’s going to end soon.

2 to 3 Jun  11.30am to 2.30pm  Cold Storage – Changi City Point

2 to 3 Jun   3.00pm to 7.00pm  Cold Storage – J Cube

2 to 3 Jun   9.00am to 1.00pm  Cold Storage – West Coast Park

2 to 3 Jun   9.00am to 1.00pm  Sheng Siong – West Coast 720

2 to 3 Jun   8.00am to 12.00pm  Shop n Save – Bukit Batok St 31

2 to 3 Jun  9.00am to 1.00pm      Shop n Save – Bedok Market Place

2 to 3 Jun  8.00am to 12.00pm  SMS – Golden Bamboo Brother Pte Ltd (625)

2 to 3 Jun  9.00am to 1.00pm     NNB – Grindelwald Supermarket

2 to 3 Jun 9.00am to 1.00pm      NNB – Double – One Minimart


7 to 8 Jun  8.00am to 12.00pm  SMS – Piak Lan Hiong Religious Goods

7 to 8 Jun  9.00am to 1.00pm    NNB – Yew Huat Minimart


Happy collecting FREE items!



I can go grunge or be very casual, or go bohemian or very chic!

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Lobang Ah – Position of Software Developer

May 25th, 2012


Looking for a software developer to work with the company in growing the business in the marine/satellite/broadcast…

Below is the requirements. If you are  interested, please do send an email to Vincent Tay at vintravt@hotmail.


The successful candidate will be responsible:

• to develop key software modules for our network management system, and must be able to work with tight project deadlines.
• to develop software drivers and graphics screens according to the specifications of customers’ requirements
• provide software support to our customers
• involved in project management, working with our implementation team


• Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology, Engineering (Computer/Telecommunication), Engineering (Electrical/Electronic) or equivalent.

• Required skill(s): C++, Adobe Flash (AS), PHP, HTML, Linux, GCC, UML, Database design, SDLC process.
• At least 2 year(s) of working experience in the related field is required for this position.
• Applicants must be willing to work in Ubi Area.
• Preferably Junior Executives specializing in IT/Computer – Software or equivalent.


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Looking for an Accountant

May 22nd, 2012




Looking for an accountant to work on full set of accounts. Min a few yrs experience.


Anyone keen, can contact Ms Teen directly at 98750703 to enquire more. Tell her is recommended by Kevin.


It’s a full time job.


Good Luck!


Remember there’s no substitute for hard work!


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某某人的什么人 – Excuse me, are you Somebody?

May 22nd, 2012



MP Baey Yam Keng









我 们很自然会问当医生的朋友,他们的孩子会不会也行医,或是艺术家朋友,他们的孩子是否有这方面的天分。这些”like father like son”的例子不少:银行界的黄祖耀和黄一宗、戏剧界的郭宝昆和郭践红、演艺界的谢贤和谢霆峰、歌唱界的陶大伟和陶喆。国际政界的就有美国的肯尼迪家族和 布什父子、印度的尼赫鲁、英迪拉和拉吉夫甘地、巴基斯坦的佐勒菲卡尔和贝娜姬布托、菲律宾的贝尼格诺阿奎诺、科拉桑和诺诺阿奎诺、缅甸的翁山将军和翁山淑 枝,和新加坡的李光耀和李显龙。

无论是耳濡目染也好,或是基因遗传也好,子承父业有时顺其自然,有时众望所归,有时却逼不得已,毫无选择。 例如皇位的继承,如果英女王伊丽莎白不传位给查尔斯太子,或泰王普密蓬不传位给哇栖拉隆功王储,还得修改宪法。出生皇室家族,虽然可以享尽荣华富贵,但是 有时候却身不由己。更悲凉的是自己家人明争暗斗,夺取皇位,或是大势所趋,成为末代皇帝,潦倒终身。


你没有补习 老师,你的数学成绩是你用功努力,靠自己得来的。别人不知道,爸爸看得到,你自己也最清楚。你应该引以为豪,不要在乎别人说什么。不过,你也不可以因为这 次考得不错就骄傲自满,还是得继续努力。爸爸因为工作性质,言行举止会比较引人注意。同学对爸爸的工作可能不了解,他只是随口讲讲,没有什么恶意。重要的 是,你不要以为你是议员的孩子,而自以为是。可是,就因为你是议员的孩子,别人反而对你会有更高的要求。但你不要给自己太大的压力,只要你站得正,走得 直,凡事尽力而为,你将问心无愧。




Translated version

Excuse me, are you Somebody?

My child scored the second highest in her class for a recent Maths common test, but her achievement was undermined by a classmate to be due to her father being an MP.

I was told by a fellow MP that he made his appearance as the parent of his daughter for the very first time during her polytechnic graduation ceremony.  It was only then that her classmates knew about their relationship.

A Minister chose not to see his son off during his enlistment, but showed up only at his passing-out parade, so as to avoid any unnecessary attention during the course of his basic military training.

Just because one is related to someone, one would be seen in a different light or tasked to meet higher expectations.

It is not uncommon to find ourselves asking a doctor friend if his children would follow in his footsteps, or expect an artist friend’s children to be artistically talented too.  We can easily find a few such examples: Wee Cho Yaw and Wee Ee Chong in the banking sector, theatre doyen Kuo Pao Kun and daughter Kuo Jian Hong, Patrick and Nicholas Tse in the entertainment sphere, David Tao Sr. and David Tao in the Mandopop industry.  In politics, there are the Kennedys and the Bush father and sons in the USA, the Nehru-Ghandi family in India, the Bhuttos in Pakistan, the Aquinos in the Philippines, General Aung San and Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar and of course, Lee Kuan Yew and and Lee Hsien Loong in Singapore.

Whether it is nature or nurture, following the footsteps could have been a natural course of events or even a well deserved accession.  Sometimes, it is not a personal choice.  For example, the constitution would have to be changed if Prince Charles were not to inherit the throne from Queen Elizabeth II or if Maha Vajiralongkorn were not coronated following Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s reign. Being born into royalty brings with it wealth and luxury, but sometimes life is far from being a bed of roses when there are family disputes, infightings, and even usurpation.

I told my child, “You do not have tuition, therefore you deserve every mark you have earned yourself.  Others may not realize it, but I am aware and more importantly, you know what you have put in.  You should be proud of yourself and not be bothered by what others say.  On the other hand, you cannot be conceited but continue to be diligent.

Due to my public role, there is more public interest and scrutiny.  Your classmate may not necessarily understand what I do, but I am sure his comments meant no malice. It is crucial that you do not take things for granted or feel privileged in any way just because your father is an MP.  On the contrary, there are higher expectations of you precisely because you are the child of an MP.  As long as you do your best according to your conscience, there is no need for any self-imposed pressure.  Be courageous enough to own up to any wrongdoing, for every mistake we make will prove to be a learning experience.  In this common test, you had told your teacher she had given you an extra half mark.  I am proud of your honesty.  We should not take credit if we have not put in the effort.  As long as you commit yourself to your tasks, what you learn in the process and gain from the results are yours to keep, forever.”

MyPaper, 13 March 2012

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Theme Song from The Hippocratic Crush a.ka. On Call 36 Hours

May 17th, 2012



The Drama is amazing.  The doctors do their work with passion, love, dedication, professionalism and selfless.  The song lagi best.  Full of true love, very very  温馨.




Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live




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Lobang Ah – Where is Gold Heading?

May 11th, 2012


Auntie Me is not up to standard yet to chart so I get a Guru, Ivan Koh,  to chart the Gold for me.

Always gana spoonfeeded, so never learn how to fish, spoilt by good friends.  Don’t sweat the small stuff, let the gurus crack their head to come up charts for us, haha.

See the benefits of having guru friends, haha.


Gold historical high @ 1920.95 (Red comment in the chart)

Spot Gold Chart dated 09/05/12

In case you are unable to  see the most important comment in the box, I repeat it word by word below:

“Strong dollar vs Euro currencies may put pressure on Gold price short-term… cyclical low in June-Aug should provide support at 1520 and risk down to 1450.”  So cleverly or professionally worded, no commitment.

So, when to buy leh?  Wait and see loh.

In the end you still need to learn to fish and not fish on the table.


An Investment in Knowledge pays the Best Interest!


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